Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

May 6, 2021 3:20 pm

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sapconf 5.0.2 – Now with check tool…

I admit, that the title sounds a bit like a commercial and maybe in a way it is. All supported Service Packs have received the latest sapconf package (5.0.2). It contains some minor bugfixes, but the reason for this blog post is the the newly added check tool. In the past one reason […]

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Meike Chabowski
By: Meike Chabowski

March 18, 2021 10:15 pm

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“March to Milan”: New performance tuning guide for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on recently released AMD EPYC* 7003 Series processors

On March 15th, AMD released their next generation AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series of processors, known under the code name "Milan" during the development phase. The new processors provide outstanding performance across a wide spectrum of industry standard applications. Whether on bare metal or Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), they power solutions in the Cloud, […]

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Marco Varlese
By: Marco Varlese

March 18, 2021 1:30 pm

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Phoeβe, where AI meets Linux

Phoeβe (/ˈfiːbi/) wants to add basic artificial intelligence capabilities to the Linux OS. System-level tuning is a very complex activity, requiring the knowledge and expertise of several, if not all, layers which compose the system itself and how they interact with each other. Quite often, it is required to also have an intimate knowledge […]

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Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 1:12 pm

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sapconf versus saptune – again

After the blog post about 'sapconf 5' a few hours ago, I was asked by various people: Shall we use 'sapconf 5' instead of 'saptune 2'? Before rumors or confusion spread, let me clarify. In short: If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server' only 'sapconf' is available. If you have 'SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for […]

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Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

August 3, 2020 8:44 am

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sapconf 5 – What has changed?

It is out Last week sapconf 5 turned up in the SLES 15 repositories. SLES 12 will follow shortly. This new version does not rely on tuned anymore, which means some work steps you are used to, are different now. Why did we do that? Tuned was only used for CPU tuning and setting the […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

April 6, 2020 5:56 pm

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Tuning the Terabytes for SUSE Enterprise Storage

One of the chief questions I frequently hear and see is, "How do I tune my SUSE Enterprise Storage cluster?"  Well, now I can answer with a link to the SUSE Enterprise Storage Tuning Guide!   This guide is the culmination of efforts I have been working on for more than […]

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Meike Chabowski
By: Meike Chabowski

December 3, 2019 9:34 am

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Epic Performance with New Tuning Guide – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on AMD EPYC* 7002 Series Processors

EPYC is AMD's flagship mainstream server microprocessors and supports 1-way and 2-way multiprocessing. The first generation was originally announced back in May 2017 and replaced the previous Opteron server family with the introduction of the Zen microarchitecture for the mainstream market.   2nd Generation AMD EPYC™ Processors With the second iteration of the EPYC […]

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Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:20 pm

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A new saptune is here!

A few weeks ago I announced the new saptune version 2: A new saptune is knocking on your door The time of waiting is over! If you now run a zypper search -s saptune, you will find the saptune version 2 in the repositories of "SLES for SAP Applications 12 SP2-4/15/15 SP1". Because we […]

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Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

July 22, 2019 3:19 pm

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saptune – a deep dive

Saptune version 2 has been released a few days ago and as promised, I start my technical blog post series. Over the next few weeks I will add the links to the articles here. Let me answer the most important questions you might have first: What shall I do? Update now or wait? To answer […]

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Sören Schmidt
By: Sören Schmidt

June 25, 2019 8:02 am

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sapconf versus saptune – in more detail

Last year I published a small post to compare sapconf and saptune:  sapconf versus saptune It would seem that there is still some confusion about it, so let me go a little bit deeper into the rabbit hole today. What is the difference between both? If you are running "SUSE Linux Enterprise Server" […]

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